American soldiers become virus porters? An outbreak occurred at the base in Japan, and the public was angry and afraid of demanding a strict investigation
According to a report by Chinanews.com on July 15th, there was a fatal loophole in Japan’s new crown epidemic and the number of diagnoses is increasing.
Reports that with the growing severity of the new crown epidemic in the United States, U.S. soldiers stationed in South Korea and Japan have also experienced a surge in confirmed cases, and many are even imported cases. The Korean media said that 38 soldiers were diagnosed within this month alone, and 11 people were added on July 13.
What worries the local people is that these Americans The soldiers all came from overseas &34;with drugs&34;. Therefore, a large number of people hope that the government will ask the US side that military personnel must undergo New Crown Virus testing before entering the country. Even they considered that even if the South Korean side cannot force the US military to test, it should at least inform the other party of this idea.
At the end of June, South Korea’s Minister of Central Epidemic Prevention stated that the whole country should be prepared to fight against the epidemic for a long time, and at the same time be alert to the second wave of the epidemic. As of now, 74 US troops stationed in South Korea and related personnel have been diagnosed with infection in Korea. In Pingze City near the US military base in South Korea, a total of 97 confirmed patients were found, of which more than 60 were US troops in South Korea.
Reports that there are 20,000 US military bases in Pingze in South Korea Many soldiers, and this is the largest overseas base in the United States, covers an area of 14.7 million square meters. At present, the South Korean authorities have reached an agreement with the US military stationed in South Korea. Military personnel must be tested before entering the country, and they must also be observed during the 14-day quarantine period. After the quarantine period expires and the secondary test is negative, the quarantine can be lifted.
On the other side, the US military stationed in Japan was also exposed to three soldiers diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia. They had taken a civil airliner after entering the country, but they lied to Japan that they rented a car to travel. As soon as the news came out, it caused strong dissatisfaction among the Japanese people and demanded that the matter be strictly investigated.
This Japanese defense minister Taro Kono said:&34; This is an extremely serious violation, and the US has been required to punish three soldiers to prevent the recurrence of such incidents. &34;
July 14, local time, Taro Kono claimed at the press conference that the details of the epidemic situation at the US military base in Japan are not available to the public, but the Japanese side has discovered several problems with the US military’s anti-epidemic measures. Kono said the problem was discovered only after Japanese officials asked the US military to provide intelligence.
He declined to disclose details, but he said the problem is not just Okinawa, but the U.S. base that exists throughout Japan. Up to now, a total of 100 people have been diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia at the US military base in Okinawa, Japan.